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cosmopolitan international city, were east meets west. then and now, muslims and christians on mexico exist to a different degree and the american missionary presence in the middle east was significant in beirut and it became sort of launching pad for creating what became the greatest university in the region because of this action. >> at the university happened but in another middle eastern city and survived? >> perhaps, but the american presence was no greater anywhere else in addition to being ambition is an visionary and practical and compassionate come was very picchu radically american. he wanted to create a school that was not going to be controlled by other nationalities or other interests. he wanted a score that represented the american model of education, that this american values and key people in the middle east and awareness that american education was something that would benefit their lives every day in tangible ways and he succeeded. >> why is it important to tell the story? >> has most middle easterners and americans for example are aware of this longer, deeper, humanitaria
international center. friday december 14 city club will host dan cronin, president of the io of the national association and homelessness. these visit our website, city club.org for information about her upcoming foreign or to listen to a podcast of past programs. we'd like to welcome our guests at tables hosted by humana. and medical mutual. thank you for your support. would also like to welcome to today's program students who are joining us from the area high schools. student participation is made possible by generous gift from a charitable trust her today we welcome students from jcpenney school. students, please stand and be reckoned as. [applause] now we would like to return to her speaker for a traditional city club question and answer. we welcome questions for my phone, putting guests. holding the microphone today is kerry miller. we have our first question please. >> mr. brousard commie talk about complexities facing the average american patient. certainly insurance exchanges in the next year or so will make it more complex. [inaudible] in the drafting of the affordable care act. why
rebel operations in the eastern city of aszohr. meanwhile, russia's top diplomat and international envoy to syria met in moscow and they are calling for a syrian-led political transition. they warn the conflict is becoming more militarized and sectarian. >> the conflict is not only more and more militarized, it is also more and more sectarian. and if we are not careful, if the syrians themselves are not careful, it will be a mainly sectarian conflict with really dire consequences for the people of syria. >> the meeting appears to signal a shift in position by russia. so far moscow has opposed efforts by the u.n. security council to oust syrian president who has been a longtime ally. >>> meanwhile, a member of russia's parliament is trying to reverse part of a controversial law banning all adoptions by americans. the state-run news agency says the lawmaker is submitting an amendment that would allow americans to adopt children with disabilities. but the u.s. is hoping for a total reversal and so are hundreds of americans waiting to adopt russian orphans. lisa silvester has more. >> report
from outside washington into washington. it depends from city-to-city. boston business leaders are interested in health care. miami, transportation, san diego, international -- an intellectual property -- it varies from city-to-city. in terms of immigration reform, what we have seen as different sectors of the economy look at immigration differently. the high-tech community is looking at bringing in more high-skilled workers or keeping graduates in the united states to help them with challenges in computer sciences, for example, or health sciences. you have the hotel industry and the airline industry focused on trying to make sure that travel visas are administered more efficiently so we can bring in more tourists to spend more money. you have the industry sectors with an interest in immigration. our view is immigration reform will be a big issue in 2013 and you will see big companies across sectors working together, combining shared interests to get something done. host: here is a tweet from one of our viewers -- how does the national debt directly effect businesses, or does i
are claiming they attacked several rebel operations in the eastern city. meantime, russia's top diplomat and international envoy to syria met in mosquito. they're calling for a -- in moscow. they're calling for a syrian-elderly transition and warning the conflict is becoming more medicilitarized and sectar. >> the conflict is not only more and more militarized, it is also more and more sectarian. and if we are not careful, if the syrians themselves are not careful, it will be a mainly sectarian conflict with really dire consequences for the people of syria. >> moscow has opposed efforts by the u.n. security council to oust the syrian president, a long-time ally. >>> one of the effects as the fiscal cliff gets closer. the hardline tea party is having a harder time holding the line on an absolute pledge not to raise taxes. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchod
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and opponents of syrian president bashar assad broke out in the northern city of tripoli. the day saw nine syrian judges and prosecutors defect to the opposition hitting the government regime as it struggles to maintain power amid growing international threats. the crisis in syria has been raging for nearly two years now killing an estimated 40,000 people. ople. >>> an early morning rescue of an american doctor kidnapped in afghanistan by the taliban, tonight we are learning more about that doctor and the operation that may have saved his life. fox's peter doocy has details. >> reporter: taliban insurgents held american dr. delipp joseph captive in the mountains of afghanistan about 50 miles from the pakistan border more than three days. dr. joseph was kidnapped in broad daylight wednesday about 3:30 in the afternoon afghan time following a visit to a rural clinic where he worked for a nonprofit called morning star development. two others also taken captive were released two hours before dr. joseph's rescue which general john allen commander of american forces in afghanistan says he order
a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> the year definitely had its share of horrendous crime stories, some capturing international attention and outrage. others filled with disturbing details, almost too hard to believe. here's randi kaye with our top ten crime and punishment stories of 2012. >> a manhunt is under way for mcafee software founder, john mcafee. >> the computer wiz and millionaire is wanted for the murder of an american ex-patriot in belize. >> they claim they just want to talk to mcafee as part of their investigation, but no one seems to know where he is. >> yes, this one was strange and only got stranger after weeks went by and no one could find him. well, not no one. >> breaking news right now, fugitive software tycoon john mcafee, wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor in b belise is wanted and we found him. >>> number nine, the day darkness fell under a crystal clear sky in wisconsin. >> seven people are dead at this point, three of them we're told outsid
of a glorious past. and some parts of the city bustle with holiday energy. but not far away: closed-up storefronts. and, further below the surface, this: a health clinic set up by the greek branch of the international aid group, doctors of the world to serve the country's newly poor. dr. nikitis kanakis is its director. >> brown: kanakis group, in fact, had to cut back some of its work in africa because of the needs at home. here in perama, unemployment tops 50% as the shrinking economy has crippled much of the local shipping industry. at the same time, the deeply indebted greek government has made dramatic budget cuts, including to health benefits. the combination has left many here without access to private or public care. and that's meant a stunning rise in disease and mortality rates. >> brown: economists, of course, speak of a different kind of necessary medicine: the kind a deeply indebted nation must take. the price for living and consuming well beyond its means for far too long. >> the medicine is necessary. it was, though, delivered very abruptly. >> brown: as a government
and started to help the rebels, which at that time were just rebels, no control of any city. he stayed in a hotel and worked to court made international support for the rebels. he was not even the massacre at the time. after the rebels won the war, he said of this compound as a temporary facility, which the report is critical of. it was a failure and a precursor to this incident, the fact that this mission was deemed a temporary facility which allow the state department to neglect security requirements that would have been put in place had been declared an official consulate. that is a huge part of the story. ambassador stevens believed that because he had been such a good friend of the libyan people, especially in benghazi, as they were struggling, that he had a relative amount of safety. he is often described as a man that would eat at local restaurants, he would meet people wherever they were. it is not totally clear why he was in benghazi that night but he did have a light security contingent, which was part of his decision the bottom line is our diplomats have to get outside the w
key intelligence to the rebels and the international community as well. >> soon we'll hit the two-year mark for what has been happening in syria and over the past several months, city after city, rebels are making huge gains, more high level defections, the latest from this police chief. at what point is this civil war won? >> reporter: it is a good question. this has been a war of attrition. you said, yes, that's right. it has been nearly two years. over 40,000 people killed, seems to get worse day after day, and all in happening at a time when in syria now you have the joint u.n. arab league envoy trying to negotiate some sort of peaceful settlement to the crisis there. it just hasn't happened. it just seems to get worse. you have the rebels saying they're taking one of the key bases in the north of the country on a highway that connects aleppo to damascus and yet still they cannot claim that they have won. it seems that the rebels are gaining momentum. we hear this more from the opposition activist but the government maintains they're ridding the territories across syria of the
-- that will not produce results regarding safety, especially internal safety. guest: terrorism is a problem that has plagued the u.s. for many years. it certainly did not start with the attacks of 9/11. people remember the oklahoma city bombing in the 1990's, the first world trade center bombing in 1993. there were other attacks in the 1980's. dhs has stood up in the past to provide a more comprehensive and systematic approach toward addressing the threat of terrorism one of the challenges that always faces the dhs is that if they do their job perfectly and they do need well, no one will ever notice they are actually there. in other words, if there is never another terrorist attack against the united states, is it because dhs is doing a good job, or because of other factors? or because of other factors? it is
gust, but nothing that's consistent that will stop the traffic at cleveland-hopkins international airport. we checked with them. no major delays or cancellations from overnight into this morning. there have been some cancellations. we know hundreds of them, and delay, up in the midwest because of this storm. city officials here are watching this very closely as john said a few moments ago. seven deaths across four states blamed on this storm, including two in iowa. on wednesday, there was blinding snow that caused a 30-car pileup. we know that two people died in that storm. we just checked this morning. about 13,000 customers in des moines still without power on this very, very cold morning. here in cleveland, city officials know that this will get worse as the day goes on and as we go into saturday. the mayor says that the city is prepared with more than 100 drivers with the trucks. 50 trucks going around the clock to get snow off the roads. once it starts to accumulate. and there are 22,000 tons of salt to clear the roads. yes, big snowflakes. the wind right now is kicking up. t
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